Venezuelan man starts new life in Utah, seeks asylum

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) - The first time Antonio Ortega saw Utah's Wasatch Mountains, he said he understood what Brigham Young felt when he pronounced, "This is the place."

Fleeing danger in Venezuela, Ortega arrived in the U.S. in 2014 seeking political asylum after standing up against growing corruption in ...

Danish lawmaker: euroskeptic EU alliance can have influence

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A senior member of a Danish anti-immigration populist party says he hopes a new right-wing alliance "can have real influence on European policy for the first time ever" before next month's European Parliament elections.

Soeren Espersen, deputy leader of the euroskeptic Danish People's Party, was referring ...

Biden Uncut Could Rival Trump’s Reality Show

The last time he ran for president, Joe Biden was speaking during a Democratic candidates' debate about the difficulty of quickly removing troops from Iraq when he added an unnecessary aside that he had been "shot at" in the Green Zone during a recent trip.

Police: Youth pastor threatened girl’s family for sex

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 38-year-old youth pastor at a now defunct South Florida church coerced a girl into having sex with him by threatening to turn her family in to immigration officials.

The SunSentinel reports Luis Clarke assaulted the 15-year-old girl over six months in 2016 ...

Gun accidentally fires in Texas police academy classroom

TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) - Authorities say two police cadets in Texas were shot in the leg after a gun accidentally discharged in the middle of their law enforcement class.

Police say the shooting happened Thursday night at the College of the Mainland Law Enforcement Training Academy in Texas City, ...

It’s Time to Reform Federal Forfeiture Law

Margaret Davis, elderly and bedridden, must have been alarmed when drug dealers fleeing the police broke into her home to hide their drugs. But she must have been horrified when she learned that...